NTENT Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Ricardo Baeza-Yates will deliver a keynote presentation titled, Bias in Search and Recommender Systems at the TechSEO Boost 2019 event happening today in Boston, MA. His presentation covers all biases that affect search and recommender systems, including biases on data, algorithms, and user interactions, with emphasis on the ones related to relevance feedback loops such as ranking and personalization. In each case, he will cover the main concepts, the techniques to mitigate them, and the potential biases produced by the evaluation methods used.

Hosted by Catalyst, TechSEO Boost 2019 is billed as the first industry…


NTENT Senior Director of Data Analytics, Andreas Kaltenbrunner, will give a talk titled, Semantic Mobile Search, depicting NTENT’s technology at Search Solutions 2019 happening in London, UK on Tuesday, November 26.

A principal component of semantic search is the ability to predict the intention behind a query, done through semantic query understanding and semantic ranking. NTENT’s technology goes beyond traditional search engines by adding semantic relations between the entities and concepts found within a query and the various documents retrieved from various data sources.

To do this, NTENT incorporates a four-stage process of machine learning that involves selecting which data…


Deval Parikh joins NTENT as President of International Business and Chief Product Officer

November 20, 2019 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

WASHINGTON & NEW DELHI — (BUSINESS WIRE) — NTENT, a leading provider of Search and Conversational AI Platforms, announced today, that Deval “Dev” Parikh will join the company as its President of International Business and Chief Product Officer. Deval joins NTENT’s executive management team under the leadership of Executive Chairman, Pat Condo.

Deval will build upon NTENT’s leadership in search, natural language processing, and artificial intelligence, to drive product strategy and international business.

“Deval’s impressive history of building outstanding products and leading companies to success makes him a great addition to our…


NTENT is proud to announce that CTO Dr. Ricardo Baeza-Yates will speak at the upcoming Global Forum on AI for Humanity (GFAIH) happening October 28–30 in Paris, France, under the high patronage of Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic. Joined by fellow speakers Francesco Bonchi (ISI Foundation), Kate Crawford (AI Now Institute & Microsoft), Laurence Devillers (Sorbonne University) and Eric Salobir (Office of Priests for ICT) in Session 5 of the event happening October 30 titled, AI & Human values: inequalities, biases, fairness, representation of minorities, gender balance, Dr. Baeza-Yates’ speech will address algorithmic biases in machine learning-based systems.


NTENT proudly announces their participation at the O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference happening in London, UK from October 14–17, 2019. Senior Director of Data Analytics, Andreas Kaltenbrunner, will deliver an Executive Briefing titled, How the Growth of Voice-Based AI Stands to Blur the Lines of Big Data, scheduled for Thursday, October 17.

As voice-based AI continues to gain popularity as a way for customers, businesses, and brands to operate more efficiently, it is important to understand that the technology is still in its infancy. Though it may serve as a source of unprecedented amounts of data, mistakes will inevitably be made…


Simply accumulating and analyzing data is not enough. To remain competitive most businesses recognize that getting insights from their data is critical to navigating the business world and establishing a winning strategy. Business Intelligence (BI) software, or a mash-up of in-house solutions, often promise to unlock a “tidal wave of insights” but the reality is that most businesses still struggle to make sense of their data and create value with their big data investments. Forrester reports 74% of firms say they want to be “data-driven,” but only 29% are successful at connecting analytics to action.

At NTENT we have faced…


SPECOM 19 begins August 20 in Istanbul, Turkey.

NTENT Senior Computational Linguist, Liliya Tsyrulnik, will present a research paper she co-authored titled, Singing Voice Database, at the 21st International Conference on Speech and Computer happening August 20–25, 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey. The paper details a database she developed together with Music Professor Shlomo Dubnov during her time as a visiting scholar at the University of California, San Diego division of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology. The presentation will happen on Friday, August 23.

The Singing Voice Database was designed to improve Singing Voice Synthesis (SVS); software that uses text and musical notes to synthesize an…


NTENT executive to participate in a panel discussion on optimizing a voice-first search & presence strategy, and how brands and businesses can set themselves up for maximum success.

NTENT, a global leader in Conversational AI and Search technologies, announced today that Chief Revenue Officer, Mike Cooley, will join a panel session at VOICE Summit 2019, taking place July 22–25, 2019, at The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark, New Jersey.

Billed as the world’s largest voice event, Voice Summit 2019 spans four days with seventeen tracks covering the entire voice-first experience. With 5,000 people expected to attend including…


NTENT’s Head of Machine Learning, Stefanos Poulis, will be participating at the 36th International Conference on Machine (ICML 2019) in Long Beach, CA (June 9–15, 2019). Poulis, along with co-authors, will be presenting two research papers at this year’s conference.

The first paper, titled “Teaching a Black-Box Learner”, focuses on an area of machine learning called “machine teaching”. The paper considers the problem of how a “Teacher” (e.g. a human or a machine) can communicate a concept to a “Learner” (e.g. another machine) concisely. This is of interest in the field of conversational AI when teaching a new skill such…


NTENT will be participating at The Web Conference in San Francisco, CA (May 13–17, 2019) as a Silver Sponsor. Our CTO Dr. Ricardo Baeza-Yates will be co-chairing the conference, as well as presenting a workshop titled, “9th Temporal Web Analytics Workshop” and a 3-Hour tutorial “Designing Equitable Algorithms for the Web.”

The Temporal Web Workshop, beginning on Monday, May 13, will occur over two days and cover sessions with multiple topics on Web Preservation, Search & Analytics, and Social Behavior. Co-chairs of the event include Marc Spaniol of the Université de Caen and Julien Masanès of the Internet Memory Research…

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